Aging Well Program Assistant Position with CAP

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and
Southwest Washington, is currently hiring an Aging Well Program Assistant to provide
administrative support for programming to improve the wellbeing of aging adults living with and
affected by HIV, their friends and families, and professionals in the field. This is a part-time 0.5 FTE
position reporting to the Aging Well Team Lead.

Responsibilities include:
 Strengthen and maintain systems for data collection, including a confidential contact list.
 Compile resources about aging adults living with and affected by HIV.
 Provide support to a Long-Term Survivor Leadership Caucus, including arranging transportation,
catering, child care and other assistance.
 Provide administrative support to the Oregon Aging Well with HIV coalition, including preparing
and distributing meeting notices, meeting minutes and related items.
 Provide administrative support for educational/social events, to include the planning and
coordination of the event as directed by the team lead.
 Make travel arrangements for incoming and outgoing trips.
 Data entry for the Aging Well web portal.

The person in this position is stationed in CAP’s Davis Street office, but periodic travel is required.
Occasional evening and weekend work is required. This is a non-management, union-represented

Required Qualifications:
 Associates Degree in social services, administration or related field or equivalent experience
providing administrative support
 Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office software and working knowledge of
the internet
 Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially with people who may need additional
patience and support
 Demonstrated ability to manage detail-oriented processes, prioritize work projects, and meet
 Ability to effectively solve problems
 Ability to work independently or within a team, exercise sound judgment, and exhibit discretion
and professionalism at all times
 Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with others
 Ability to cultivate and maintain professional as well as informal multicultural relationships at all
levels, while maintaining appropriate boundaries at all times
 Ability to travel in the local area as appropriate for the program
 Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
 Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, economic, sexually, and gender diverse
populations, and especially with older adults
 Available to work infrequent evenings and weekends as needed or appropriate for the program
 Proven ability using skills like active listening, patience, tact, etc. to gather data and build

Preferred Qualifications:
 Awareness of the needs and experiences of aging adults
 Awareness of the needs and experiences of people living with HIV, including gay men and the larger
LGBTQ+ community and women

Compensation: $19,439.60 annual, paid at $18.69 hourly with anticipated 20 hours / week; employer paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan
with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and
health leave benefits.

NOTE: This is a union represented position.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:
1) a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and
addresses how you meet all of the required qualifications specific to the position you are applying for,
2) your resume, and 3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at to:

Cascade AIDS Project
Aging Well Program Assistant
520 NW Davis St., Suite 215
Portland, Oregon 97209
Fax: 503-223-6437
Or by email to:

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals and people living with or affected by HIV are strongly
encouraged to apply.

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